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Publication Date

Winter 1993


Course syllabus for MGMT 443 Production and Inventory Systems

Course description:

1. An analysis of the American Production Management, from the rise of mass production to the heydays of mass production-America 1955.

Division of Labor: Central management by finance men.
Lean Production: The elements of lean production.
Classic Lean Production: Toyota Takaoka.
Mass Production versus Lean.

2. Inventory Control Under - Certainty and Uncertainty
Independent Demand - Certainty Model: Uncertainty Model: Probabilistic
Dependent Demand - The American Way MRP The Japanese Way JIT